by Daniel Glattauer, translated by Katharina Bielenberg and Jamie Bulloch - £8.99 Quercus Publishing Plc (MacLehose Press) (2012)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780857050953 | ISBN 10: 0857050958
It begins by chance: Leo receives emails in error from an unknown woman called Emmi. Being polite he replies, and Emmi writes back. A few brief exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual interest in each other, and soon Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and longings. The erotic tension simmers, and it seems only a matter of time before they will meet in person.
But they keep putting off the moment - the prospect both unsettles and excites them. And, after all, Emmi is happily married. Will their feelings for each other survive the test of a real-life encounter?
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